Presentation to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and Status of Persons with Disabilities 
May 4, 2020
 
Government’s Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic: Appearance  by Ms. Margaret Gillis, President, ILC Canada and Dr. Kiran Rabheru, Board Chair, ILC Canada.
 

Read the ILC Canada Statement here.

 

Presentation to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women. April 4, 2019

Challenges Faces by Senior Women with a Focus on the Factors Contributing to Their Poverty and Vilnerability: Appearance by Ms. Margaret Gillis, President, ILC Canada and Dr. Kiran Rabheru, Board Chair, ILC Canada.
 
Presentation to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and Status of Persons with Disabilities 
May 4, 2020
 
Government’s Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic: Appearance  by Ms. Margaret Gillis, President, ILC Canada and Dr. Kiran Rabheru, Board Chair, ILC Canada.
 

 

Read the ILC Canada Statement here.

 

Presentation to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women. April 4, 2019

Challenges Faces by Senior Women with a Focus on the Factors Contributing to Their Poverty and Vilnerability: Appearance by Ms. Margaret Gillis, President, ILC Canada and Dr. Kiran Rabheru, Board Chair, ILC Canada.
 
 
 

Joint Press Release on Long Term Care from International Longevity Centre Canada, CanAge and the International Federation on Aging. April 14, 2020 : Read here

 

Press Interviews with Margaret Gillis, President, ILC Canada, on the impact of the pandemic on older people. 

 

1) “Human Rights don’t have a best before date”: Covid 19 lays bare ageism. April 13, 2020

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-human-rights-dont-have-a-best-before-date-covid-19-lays-bare/

2) 640 Toronto Morning Show Mike and Supriya : Guest Margaret Gillis, President ILC Canada April 15, 2020

https://omny.fm/shows/am640-the-morning-show/covid-19-and-ageism-why-we-need-to-work-together-o

3) CTV National Interview and print report Michele Bruno reporting April 16, 2020

https://www.google.ca/amp/s/beta.ctvnews.ca/local/british-columbia/2020/4/15/1_4897262.html

4) CBC a National Radio “The House” with Chris Hall April 18, 2020

 
5) CBC Radio Maritime Noon with Bob Murphy. April 23, 2020

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR EFFORTS FOR THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF OLDER PEOPLE

ILC Canada demands a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons in response to the human rights violation in the 2020 pandemic. 

We are asking for your support of our efforts to get a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons by sending our letter with your written endorsement to: 

The Honourable Francois-Philippe Champagne: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Honourable Deb Schulte:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE LETTER

Should you decide to support our efforts, we kindly request that you copy us on your response:

Margaret Gillis: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kiran Rabheru: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you for your support and effort to protect the human rights for older persons in Canada and world-wide.

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ILC-GA Position Statement on COVID-19. May 7, 2020: Read here

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Joint Press Release on Long Term Care from International Longevity Centre Canada, CanAge and the International Federation on Aging. April 14, 2020 : Read here